We are very pleased to announce the upcoming two events that will be held within
MASIT ICT DAYS 26-27.09.2017
Hotel „Aleksandar Palace“ - Skopje
FORUM: Regulation of labor relations and the labor market in the ICT sector
26 September 2017 (Tuesday)
The forum is organized by MASIT within the USAID Project - Partnership for Better Business Regulation implemented by the MASIT, Economic Chamber of Macedonia, Economic Chamber of North - West Macedonia and EPI CENTAR International. The objective of the project is to help SMEs companies to be better aligned with the legislation and help business organizations to establish a constructive dialogue with the government institutions in order to improve the regulation.
The goal of this forum is to raise and discuss topics related to the regulation of labor relations that are specific to the ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) sector:
Regulation of labor relations in the ICT sector (flexibility of working time, overtime work, work from home, internships) - Mr. Jovan Najdenovski, Legal consultant
Salaries and allowances from employment (payment of work, records of overtime, holiday work, working hours and different time zones, travel expenses, allowances for traveling abroad, longer absence abroad, additional payments / gifts / incentives / employee benefits) - Ms. Marijana Andrikj, Financial and tax consultant
ICT and labor market: Success stories and experiences from the region: (international regularitiesand examples, labor Code context of ICT Jobs, taxes on labor and ICT jobs, ICT business associations, business environment and advocacy) - Mr. Krassen Stanchev, Professor and consultant from Bulgaria
PANEL DISCUSSION with the participants of the event where besides the experts, other participants that will be invited to take part are representatives from the: Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of information society and administration, State Labor Inspectorate, representatives from the ICT private sector, representatives from the faculties that educate ICT staff and representatives from international organizations that have activities in this field.
Based on the presentations and discussion during the Forum, within the USAID Project - Partnership for Better Business Regulation, specific proposals for changes of the legal provisions in the field of labor relations will be prepared and formulated and in cooperation with the project partners they will be appropriately addressed to the responsible institutions. Forum participants will have the opportunity to actively participate in the discussion by asking specific questions, suggestions and sharing their experiences that will be taken into account when formulating the proposals.
REGISTRATION FORM– The participation on the forum is free of charge with mandatory prior registration and is open for representatives of ICT companies, institutions and organizations.
CONFERENCE for innovative ICT solutions and trends
27 September 2017 (Wednesday)
This conference is organized by MASIT as the main organizer and supported by the EU funded Twinning Project “Developing cooperation between higher education institutions, the private sector and relevant public bodies". The conference will be also supported by the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Macedonia through a project from the cluster association program.
The main goal of the conference is to present innovative topics, solutions and trends of interest to ICT companies, such as:
How can the Businesses, the Government and the Universities cooperate together to support innovation in the Macedonian ICT companies? (Introduction discussion)
Presentation of initiatives for encouraging and supporting the innovation in small and medium enterprises
Presentations of experiences from other countries in the area of support and encouragement of innovation
Experiences from local ICT companies for innovative solutions, projects, methodologies and trends